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Old 11-18-2007   #1  
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Finally lower my 03.

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and after the drop and a new grill:






need a wash tho, but i hate the winter in san jose, never know when its going to rain.

all comments are welcome. what do you guys think?
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how much u droped by???
it doesnt look much
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

can't tell the difference to be honest.
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

nice grill.. hmm.. the drop seems more obvious in the rear than in the front.. are u dropping with springs?
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

paint the grill..trust me it will look 10X better. I painted mine, and its pretty easy. Just look for a rattle can of SSM and get paimer and all that fun stuff and do it.
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NICE! ANOTHER NORCAL SEDAN!!! WOOHOO!

haha. now i'll be looking for you at our infamous meets! so infamous, no one knows that we have them!
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

yeah i know, i dont have any good pictures from before it was lowered to show the difference, and its only an inch and a half drop. but in person its you can tell, and it drives better. i lowered it with tanabe springs.
and as far as the grill, ever since i got it i've been debating with myself if i should paint it.

maybe this pic will show it better.
also before:
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

where are the after pictures it all looks the same
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

theyre right there.. if u cant tell a difference then youre blind... hey another nice thing u can do is change out the front hood molding thing to an ssm one.. or paint urs.. the chrome is an offset..
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yeah i cant tell.
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i can tell
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

Might be the stock rims but the gap looks the same as mines(Stock), but from the before/after you can tell a difference. Looks good tho
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

it's probably the steelies. When I posted pics of my drop, nobody could tell until I got my rims on. The skinny *** tires are decieving
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

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maybe that will help to show it.
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

thats better...remember it needs a few weeks to settle too
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

a few weeks? i finished it last sat, the 17th, how long should i wait to get it aligned?
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

can't even tell you dropped it. Sorry mang! what brand and "drop?
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

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a few weeks? i finished it last sat, the 17th, how long should i wait to get it aligned?
I waited close to a month...what springs nad struts and camber correction stuff do you have
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

its a nice subtle drop. i like it. i agree on painting the lip of the grille. what other plans do you have for the car?
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Re: Finally lower my 03.

tanabe 1.5"

and as far as suspension, when i have more money i want to spend some money on sway and strut bar.

want a CAI.

oem lip kit i think. and tint and remove the amber from the head lights, just all chrome. i think i keep changing my mind. we'll see ill update when i do something.
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sounds good man. lip kit and tints are going to make a big difference in the appearance. definitely keep us posted.
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